A clear view trephine and lamellar dissector for corneal grafting.

Abstract

We designed a corneal trephine that permits a full view of the cornea while cutting. The drive mechanism of the trephine enables the surgeon to keep the central cutting axis of the instrument stable while the trephine is rotated. The instrument accepts variable sizes of disposable trephine blades, making it versatile and economical. We also devised a… (More)

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@article{Smirmaul1980ACV, title={A clear view trephine and lamellar dissector for corneal grafting.}, author={H J Smirmaul and Thomas A. Casey}, journal={American journal of ophthalmology}, year={1980}, volume={90 1}, pages={92-4} }